Friday, July 12, 2024

F-town mayor urges action on crime-ridden BHC properties

Francistown mayor Godisang Radisigo has appealed to the Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) to take responsibility for its derelict houses in the Minestone suburb, which have become hotspots for criminal activity, particularly drug smuggling. Known locally as “The Dark City” due to lack of electricity connections, these BHC houses are causing significant concern for city authorities.

Radisigo raised these concerns during a recent meeting with the new BHC North Region Director, Goitseone Sebego, and her team at the Francistown City Council chambers. The mayor highlighted the urgent need for action, stressing that the properties are located in the city center and are crucial to the Blue Jacket Corridor Revitalisation plan.

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